Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 vs BlackBerry Priv

Feature Comparison

  • The Samsung Galaxy A8 has 5.7 inch Screen Size, which is 5.0% more
  • Internal Storage of Samsung Galaxy A8 is the same as BlackBerry Priv
  • BlackBerry Priv has 3GB RAM, whereas Samsung Galaxy A8 has 2GB RAM
 
Samsung Galaxy A8
BlackBerry Priv
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Spec Score 
100 /100
57 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
94 Value For Money Score
60 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.7 inch 5.4 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED LCD   
Pixel Density
386.5 PPI 543.9 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Chipset     
Brand
Samsung Exynos Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
1.8GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
Exynos 5430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 808   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Hexa-Core   
RAM
2GB 3GB   
Graphics
Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 418   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
16MP 18MP   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 2MP   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Optical Image Stabilization, Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) -   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 7.0 -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touch and Type   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, FM Radio GPS, FM Radio   
Dimensions (mm)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 147 x 77.2 x 9.4   
Weight
151 grams 192 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, Pearl White Black   
Build Material
Metal Unibody Polycarbonate   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
25.09GB -   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB 2TB   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Single   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM -   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
Yes No   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3050mAh 3410mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
- -   
Fast Charging
- -   

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs BlackBerry Priv Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy A8BlackBerry Priv  
Screen Size 5.7 inch5.4 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP18MP  
RAM 2GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 3050mAh3410mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP2MP  

Samsung Galaxy A8 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Well-built design
  • Good Camera quality
  • Good Battery life
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • MicroSD card slot
The Bad
  • Average Speaker output
  • Dated Chipset

BlackBerry Priv Pros & Cons

The Good
  • The device comes with both a Touchscreen and Physical QWERTY keyboard
  • Finally a BlackBerry device running Android
  • The slide out mechanism on the phone is a nice throwback to good old days
  • Premium build quality and feels solid all around
  • Subtle tweaks like bringing BlackBerry Hub to Android are really useful
The Bad
  • Lacks modern day features like fingerprint scanner
  • With the keyboard out, the phone feels top heavy and is not best for one handed usage
  • Front camera lacks details
  • Despite close to stock Android, the performance is not the most fluid
  • Physical keyboard feels too narrow and squeezed

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This page helps you compare Samsung Galaxy A8 with BlackBerry Priv. When you see Samsung Galaxy A8 Vs BlackBerry Priv comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Samsung Galaxy A8 stands against BlackBerry Priv and which one you should buy. The best price of Samsung Galaxy A8 is currently Rs. 25,990. The lowest price for BlackBerry Priv is Rs. 27,900. The prices for both these products were updated October 22, 2017.
 
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